A little venture into my childhood there. Sooty's catch phrase.
"He can communicate with his operator by apparently whispering in his ear."
There you have it.
Actually, I'm a Sweep girl myself. Always have been. HE communicates with a saxophone reed type squeak.
That's Noddy in the middle, in case you didn't know. Which takes me back to another oft quoted line from my childhood, which comes into my head most times I'm in a bad mood.
"I'm a naughty little Noddy and I don't like any-body. STAMP, STAMP, STAMP!" (and I stamp my feet in the right places) You should try it. Amazingly therapeutic.
I thought 'Izzy wizzy, let's get busy!' when I considered how much work I've got to do today.